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Experts Predict Excellent Holiday Shopping Season For Retailers

The near future looks bright for retailers, especially now that we’re in the holiday shopping season. Experts say stores can expect to see better sales this year.

11/01/2014

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Survey: Shrimp In United States Rife With Mislabeling

Consumers around the nation can’t be sure what kind of shrimp they’re buying if they simply look at the label or menu at supermarkets, grocers and restaurants, an advocacy group says.

10/30/2014

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Md. Gas Prices Hit Lowest Point In Years

It’s the moment drivers have been waiting for! Gas prices here in Maryland are at a nearly four-year low. But how long will it last?

10/28/2014

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 10:  A general view of atmosphere at the opening of the Birchbox flagship store on July 10, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Birchbox)

30 Subscription Boxes For Everyone In Your Life

Want to get a little more creative with your gift-giving this holiday season?

10/22/2014

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Port Of Baltimore Spends Millions To Stay Competitive

You could say it’s a $22 million hole in the water but the Port of Baltimore says it’s the cost of staying competitive.

10/07/2014

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Marylanders Fall In Line For The New iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus

The wait is over. The new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are on sale around the world.

09/19/2014

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Home Depot: 56M Payment Cards Exposed In Data Breach

Tens of millions of credit cards are exposed. Home Depot customers are hit with a data breach that’s even bigger than the Target hack last winter.

09/18/2014

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Some Retailers Already Offering Holiday Deals

The weeks of back-to-school shopping are over. Now some retailers are already offering holiday shopping deals.

09/14/2014

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Local Professor Talks iCloud Risks In Wake Of Nude Celebrity Photos Leak

There’s new information about the massive leak of nude celebrity photos. Apple believes the high tech breach happened through low tech methods.

09/03/2014

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Baltimore’s Under Armour Signs Supermodel Gisele

Days after Under Armour lost its bid for Kevin Durant as its spokesman to Nike, the Baltimore-based sports apparel brand signed Gisele Bundchen.

09/03/2014

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Tax-Free Shopping Week Is Underway!

Nothing signals the start of the school year more than back-to-school shopping. This week, the deals kick off with the state’s tax-free shopping season.

08/10/2014

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Md. Tax-Free Week Quickly Approaches

Across the country, 16 states, including Maryland, offer some form of back to school tax breaks.

08/08/2014

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The makers of Airborne agreed to a $30 million settlement over false advertising claims that Airborne tablets can prevent or reduce the risk of colds, reduce the severity or duration of a cold, and protect against colds in crowded places such as airplanes, offices, or schools. (Source: Federal Trade Commission)

Too Good To Be True

Sometimes, great deals are just too good to be true.

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Tax Havens For When You Win The Lottery

Suppose you won the lottery, what happens next? Check out these amazing tax havens where you can stow your money without worrying about the tax hit.

Why they're sexy: Entertainers and models make a living by looking good, so you can bet they're easy on the eyes. Their dedication to their dream in such a competitive industry is also attractive.

Top 10 Sexiest Jobs

You’re making small talk at a party, and then you ask the big question, “So what do you do for a living?” The answer determines if you exchange phone numbers or say goodnight. A survey on the Careerbuilder website asked which occupations are the sexiest. Here is the top 10 list. …
Source: http://www.careerbuilder.com

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5 Hot Summer Colors

Find out what colors you should be wearing this summer.

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